Mutendi

A choker style necklace is created by layering strands of stacked bauxite rounds with painted glass Krobo beads from Ghana.  Sizable silver metal bicone beads are used for side accent stations.  A silver coptic cross from Ethiopia is the focal point of this design.

Length 23: Drop: Cross 3"

Designed and hand made in Cape Town by Guidemore Chigama. Trained as an engineer in Zimbabwe, Guidemore is self-taught and produces necklaces laden with new patterns, colors and designs of his own. He uses recycled glass and old African trading beads as well as upcycling found and organic objects to create contemporary unique one-of-a-kind pieces.